Recent Blog Posts
Community Solar Can Advance Social Equity and Energy Security for All
By Mackenzie Swartz, Solar Intern for the DCSEU
I believe community solar investment has the potential to create cost savings that reduce these financial stresses and channel wealth into the …
How Energy Efficiency Could Help Domestic Violence Survivors
07/15/2019DC SAFE, a non-profit that helps survivors of domestic violence in the District, is building a shelter that will house as many as 700 survivors and their families when it opens in December 2020. To …
Q&A: DCSEU Solar Director Shelley Cohen
07/10/2019Shelley Cohen serves as Director of Solar Programs for the DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU). She oversees the DCSEU's work on the District Department of Energy & Environment's Solar for All …
DCSEU's Workforce Development Program Featured on Yale Climate Connections Podcast
06/04/2019Former DCSEU Workforce Development Program participant Richard Quaofio was featured on Yale Climate Connections, a nationally syndicated podcast.
Metro Thanks DCSEU for Being a "Great Partner"
04/24/2019On Tuesday, Metro thanked the DCSEU for being a "great partner and helping Metro become more #energyefficient" on Twitter.
DCSEU Included in New ACEEE Report
04/08/2019The DCSEU was included in a new report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficent Economy (ACEEE) on energy-efficiency programs for low-income multifamily households. The report surveyed 32 …
Recent Press Releases
DCSEU and DC SAFE Announce Fundraising Campaign to Make New Domestic Violence Shelter More Energy Efficient
07/14/2019Today, the DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) and DC SAFE announced a joint fundraising campaign, “The Power to Save Lives,” for energy-saving appliances at DC SAFE’s new SAFE Space Crisis Shelter for survivors of domestic violence, expected to be completed in December 2020.
DCSEU Selects Contractors to Bring Over 7 Megawatts of Solar to DC Through Solar for All Program
05/21/2019Today, in partnership with the District Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE), the DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) announced plans to work with nine contractors to bring over 7 megawatts of solar to income-qualified DC residents through the Solar for All program this year.
DCSEU Applauds Metro's Energy Action Plan, Continues Partnership to Help WMATA Use Less Energy
04/22/2019On Tuesday, the DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) applauded the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) on the release of its first Energy Action Plan and pledged to continue its partnership with the transit authority to help it use less energy, save money, and better the environment.